Fifth UN-chartered ship to deliver Ukrainian wheat to Somalia, says ministry

Bulk carrier New Island (IMO 9258349), the fifth vessel chartered by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), has arrived at the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Chornomorsk and will deliver Ukrainian wheat to Somalia, Ukraine’s infrastructure ministry said on Sunday.

The ministry also said on Sunday that a total of 5.8 million tonnes of agricultural products had so far left Ukrainian ports under the U.N.-brokered deal. That includes some 114,700 tonnes which left Ukraine’s Black Sea ports on eight ships on Sunday. As of October 34d the vessel was moored at Chornomorsk. 2002-built, Malta-flagged, 27,306 gt New Island is owned by Vionaval Maritime SA care of manager Hind Maritime Enterprises SA of Piraeus, Greece. It is entered with West of England Club (Claims Team Greece) on behalf of Vionaval Maritime SA